The rub here is that neither player wanted this. However, Leonard is holding out hope for a big payday with the Lakers on his radar while DeRozan has improved his mid-range game to elite status. What’s next? Time will tell.
DeMar DeRozan is back to bring haunted by LeBron James. 😂 The east was about to be sweet for them. poor guy can’t catch a break. https://t.co/R9CZvHHRM9— NIKE (@iBall_LikeNike) July 18, 2018
Demar: With Lebron in the West we can finally make a real run to the finals— Solo (@SwoloDolo1024) July 18, 2018
Raptors Organization: pic.twitter.com/XADwNNRXVe
A look at DeMar DeRozan ending up in the same conference as LeBron James again pic.twitter.com/9yQjh0Z2pH— E’Twaun Paramoore (@Marco_Romo) July 18, 2018
LeBron: “For the first time in my career, I’m heading to the Western Conference!”— The Ringer (@ringer) July 18, 2018
The Raptors: “Well actually...”
he’s dropping 90 first game against the raptors.— Romie (@Yaboiromie) July 18, 2018